POSTDOCTORAL Research Fellowship in Molecular Microbial Ecology in Norway, 2014 - do 12. 6. 2014
University of Oslo is inviting application for Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Molecular Microbial Ecology. Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences has a strategic ambition of being a leading research faculty. Candidates for these fellowships will be selected in accordance with this, and -expected to be in the upper segment of their class with respect to academic credentials.
-The candidate must have a PhD or other corresponding education equivalent to a Norwegian doctoral degree in Biology, Ecology, or Molecular Biology.
-A background in ecology, bioinformatics, biostatistics and phylogenetics is required. The candidate must have experience with handling large sequence datasets and some programming. A background in biological oceanography, phytoplankton, protist or microbial diversity and ecology is desired. Some experience in molecular biological laboratory methods (DNA/RNA extractions, PCR) is desired. Experience with light and electron microscopy and microalgal isolation and culturing is an advantage.
The fellowship period is for 2 years
The application deadline is 12 June, 2014.